Updated Mar 29, 2019

UN Women  Multilateral Entity

http://unwomen.orggender.innovation@unwomen.org

About UN Women

UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women works to support inter-governmental bodies to establish global norms and standards and with member states, civil society, the UN systems and other parnters to realize these commitments. Focus areas include women's economic empowerment, political participation and leadership, and ending violence against women. Present in over  80 countries worldwide, UN Women also has a universal mandate.

Innovation is critical to changing the status quo around negative gender norms and for shifting current (and very far off) trajectories on realizing gender equality. UN Women is committed to ensuring that women innovators and entrepreneurs are supported in developing solutions that enlarge their own opporunities and meet our collective global development goals. UN Women also hopes to support the broader innovation ecosystem to design inclusive and gender responsive solutions.
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Type
Multilateral Entity
Where We Work
Africa
Asia and Pacific
Europe and Eurasia
Latin America / Caribbean
North America
Middle East and North Africa
Focus Areas
Gender
Digital Finance
Digital Development
Digital Inclusion & Connectivity
Social and Behavior Change
Social Impact Investing
Systems Change

Funding History

WINNER
NOV 2018
UNKNOWN DATE
  • $10,000PENDING
    1. TYPEGrant
    2. FOCUS AREASEconomic Recovery
    3. IMPLEMENTED INKenya
    4. ORGANIZATIONUN WomenUN Women

    Connected Innovations

    recognition
    Mar 2019
    The Schoolbox Project
    1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Refugees and Child Protection
    2. IMPLEMENTED INGreece and Bangladesh
    1. RecognitionPENDING
    2. Was recognized as "Global Innovation Coalition for Change" by UN Women
    Partner
    Jun 2018
    Vision The Idea
    1. FOCUS AREASEntrepreneurship, Mentoring/Coaching and Communication with Communities
    2. IMPLEMENTED INUnited Kingdom and Belgium
    1. Key Partnership
    2. Has a other partnership with UN Women as part of Empower Women by UN Women
    Partner
    Jun 2016
    Safetipin
    1. FOCUS AREASUrbanization, Gender-based Violence and Citizen Participation
    2. IMPLEMENTED INColombia, Kenya, Philippines, Papua New Guinea and India
    1. Key Partnership
    2. Has a implementation partnership with UN Women
    Partner
    UNKNOWN DATE
    RapidPro in the Education Sector
    1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Technology
    2. IMPLEMENTED INPapua New Guinea
    1. Key Partnership
    2. Has a partnership with UN Women